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Quake Cats: Heart-Warming Stories of Christchurch Cats
 

Quake Cats: Heart-Warming Stories of Christchurch Cats (Paperback)

Photographs by Bullock, Craig

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Heartwarming cat stories from the Christchurch earthquakes, with beautiful photographs illustrating each story. A collection of stories about Christchurch cats and the earthquakes - true tales of heroism, odd and quirky stories, funny stories, sad stories - stories that will surp ...

ISBN 9781775535553
Published 3 October 2014 by Random House
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On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes
 

On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes (Paperback)

By Wright, Matthew

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The extraordinary story of New Zealand's earthquakes, the science and forces that shape them, and the danger of earthquakes yet to hit. This is the story of New Zealand's turbulent tectonics, how earthquakes are measured and described, and how scientists are predicting future sha ...

ISBN 9781775536888
Published 26 September 2014 by Random House
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A Job to Do: New Zealand Soldiers of 'The Div' Write About Their World War Two
 

A Job to Do: New Zealand Soldiers of 'The Div' Write About Their World War Two (Hardback)

Edited by Gordon, John

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This anthology is a selection of material describing the experiences of the soldiers of 2 New Zealand Division in World War 2, mostly written from within its ranks. The extracts are drawn from memoirs, fiction, verse, news reports and magazine articles, and record the experiences ...

ISBN 9781775591306
Published 1 October 2014 by Exisle Publishing
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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime (Hardback)

By McDermid, Val

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The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can use a corpse, the scene of a crime or a single hair to unlock the secrets of the past and allow justice to b ...

ISBN 9781781253199
Published 1 October 2014 by Profile Books Ltd
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Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors
 

Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors (Paperback)

By Read, Piers Paul

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In 1972, a Fairchild plane crashed in the Andes mountains. Those who survived were hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. This title exposes the inescapable truth and stark courageousness of how they lived to tell their story.

ISBN 9780099574521
Published 18 October 2012 by Cornerstone
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Behind the Door: the Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Story

Behind the Door: the Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Story (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Air Iri OME)

By Wiener, Mandy; Bateman, Barry

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A revealing account of the investigation and trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius

ISBN 9781447267867
Published 1 October 2014 by MacMillan Publishers
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The Fat Mexican: The Bloody Rise of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club

The Fat Mexican: The Bloody Rise of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club (Paperback)

By Caine, Alex

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Having infiltrated the Bandidos for three years in a landmark police operation, Alex Caine is uniquely positioned to tell the untold story of the Hells Angels fiercest rivals, the Bandidos.

ISBN 9781742375960
Published 1 August 2011 by Allen & Unwin
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Murder on the Mind: An Insight into the Minds of Serial Killers and Their Crimes
 

Murder on the Mind: An Insight into the Minds of Serial Killers and Their Crimes (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Howard, Amanda

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Tells the stories of some of history's most depraved serial killers, and provides insight and analysis of their behaviour, thought processes and crimes. The author focuses on 10 types of serial killers including child murderers, killer couples, parents who murder, mass child murd ...

ISBN 9781742575698
Published 1 August 2014 by New Holland Publishers
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Silk Road

Silk Road (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Ormsby, Eileen

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The shocking true story of the world's most notorious online drug market.

ISBN 9781742614090
Published 1 November 2014 by Pan Macmillan
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The Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago (Paperback)

By Russel, Wallace Alfred

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Of all the Victorian travelogues, this book offers an account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world - from Singapore to the western edges of New Guinea - and as the record of a great mind.

ISBN 9780141394404
Published 19 November 2014 by Penguin
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